Mold is surprisingly beautiful when you look at it up close

Russian photographer Nick Lariontsev made this cool time-lapse using macro lens to show how mold grows from up close. At this zoom level, something that normally disgust us transforms into a beautiful alien universe full of life.

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PhD In Horribleness

After spending almost a year trying to figure out where the source of our mold contamination was coming from in our lab, I can't help but cringe at this... It is beautiful though...